impact of quarrying stone on the environment

impact of quarrying stone on the environment

[PDF] Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and

Background: Stone quarrying is one of the major practices carried out in the world by the construction industry. In Kenya and specifically in Mandera County area, stone quarrying industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Objective: This study thus aims at examining the impact that stone quarrying has had on the environment and the livelihood of the communities in Mandera County, Kenya.

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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

2002-2-7  Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in Karst— A Literature Review By William H. Langer Open-File Report OF–01–0484 2001 This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) editorial standards

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Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the ...

2012-9-28  Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the Livelihood of Communities in Mandera County, Kenya Felix Lamech Mogambi Ming’ate 1* and Mohamed Yussuf Mohamed 1 1Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development, Kenyatta University, P.O.Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING

2018-7-12  ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING ACTIVITIES IN EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA Dr. Kalu, Ezichi Department of Quantity Surveying Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Nigeria ABSTRACT This study evaluated the effect of quarrying on the environment in Ishiagu and Akpoha in Ebonyi State.

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Environmental impact of quarrying of building stones and ...

2020-7-14  Mining and quarrying for minor minerals impart significant economic, environmental and social impacts in and around the affected areas. The problem is severe in the small river catchments as the effective area available for assimilating negative impacts of the activity is minimal, compared to large river basins. To address these issues, an investigation has been carried out in two river basins ...

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Environment and Social Impacts of Stone Quarrying:

2019-6-24  The study were seek to investigate the impact of stone quarrying on the environment and societies. In this case, responses were sought from questionnaire, key informant interview and observation. 3.1. Social and Environmental Impact of Stone Quarrying Quarrying activity often have long-term social, and environmental impacts. Social challenges ...

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(PDF) Environmental impact analysis of quarrying ...

2021-10-23  In this study; change detection and environmental impacts due to stone and sand quarrying activities in the watershed area have been determined and evaluated

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Literature On The Environmental Impact Of Stone Quarrying

Livelihood impacts of quarrying and the restoration of ... - Marshalls. for the most part been focused on environmental issues. ... asserts that even where Social Impact Assessments (SIA) and Strategic Integrated ... the quarrying means the extraction of stone which may be done on a small or ... aspects of quarrying and mining, much of the literature, project working and advocacy has paid most.

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AN ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF

2021-6-28  result of the high stone quarrying and its impacts on the environment by able investors and as research indicates 4 out of every 5 Kenyans live in rural areas and this may clearly imply that most of the rural folk live in high poverty levels.

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Environmental and social impacts of stone quarrying-a

The major environmental and socio-economic problems related to quarrying revealed during this study include, landscape alteration, hill cutting affecting local biodiversity, generation of unproductive wastelands, dust pollution, noise pollution, illegal stone extraction, accidents and in some areas lowering of groundwater table.

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Environmental impact of quarrying of building stones and ...

2020-7-14  Mining and quarrying for minor minerals impart significant economic, environmental and social impacts in and around the affected areas. The problem is severe in the small river catchments as the effective area available for assimilating negative impacts of the activity is minimal, compared to large river basins. To address these issues, an investigation has been carried out in two river basins ...

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Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the ...

2021-6-28  Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the Livelihood of Communities in Mandera County, Kenya Felix Lamech Mogambi Ming’ate 1* and Mohamed Yussuf Mohamed 1 1Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development, Kenyatta University, P.O.Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.

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Literature On The Environmental Impact Of Stone Quarrying

Livelihood impacts of quarrying and the restoration of ... - Marshalls. for the most part been focused on environmental issues. ... asserts that even where Social Impact Assessments (SIA) and Strategic Integrated ... the quarrying means the extraction of stone which may be done on a small or ... aspects of quarrying and mining, much of the literature, project working and advocacy has paid most.

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Environmental and social impacts of stone quarrying-a

The major environmental and socio-economic problems related to quarrying revealed during this study include, landscape alteration, hill cutting affecting local biodiversity, generation of unproductive wastelands, dust pollution, noise pollution, illegal stone extraction, accidents and in some areas lowering of groundwater table.

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An Assessment Of Environmental Impacts Of Stone

ABSTRACT. Kenya is a growing economy and it is in the list of third world countries what is commonly referred to as developing countries. As a result of this its poor-rich gap keeps on growing as a result of the high stone quarrying and its impacts on the environment by able investors and as research indicates 4 out of every 5 Kenyans live in rural areas and this may clearly imply that most of ...

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How can we reduce the environmental impact of quarrying ...

2021-2-15  How can quarrying be made more sustainable? Providing recycled aggregates is an effective way to reduce the environmental impact of a quarry. Instead of sending leftover crushed rock and stone to landfill, quarries can collect this aggregate material and sell it on for future building and construction projects. Are stone quarries bad for the ...

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The Impacts of Quarrying Historic England

The scale and technical proficiency of the modern quarrying means that it can have a major, potentially destructive, impact on archaeological remains and can result in significant harm to the significance of nearby heritage assets. But quarrying also offers rare potential to deliver new knowledge about our historic environment.

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Environmental Effect of Quarrying Activities in Oba-Ile ...

2019-7-1  Quarrying activity is a necessity that provides much of the materials used in traditional hard flooring, such as granite, limestone, marble, sandstone, slate and even just clay to make ceramic tiles. However, like many other man-made activities, quarrying activities cause significant impact on the environment (Okafor, 2006). 1103

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Environmental impact of quarries on natural resources in ...

2011-5-17  A total of 87 per cent of studied quarries represent serious hazards to groundwater quality. In general, a total of 272 quarries have high impact, 657 quarries have moderate impact, and 349 quarries have low impact on natural ecosystems. Analyzed data revealed that around 62 per cent of the quarries are located in a highly unsuitable environment.

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impacts ofquarrying stone in ethiopia - bacula-konferencja.pl

2020-11-9  impacts ofquarrying stone in ethiopia. Environmental and social impacts of stone quarrying a case stone quarrying continues to play major role in this process however, the activity has caused serious environmental degradation and socioeconomic conflicts in the study area the major environmental and socioeconomic problems related to quarrying revealed during this study include, landscape ...

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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

2002-2-7  Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in Karst— A Literature Review By William H. Langer Open-File Report OF–01–0484 2001 This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) editorial standards

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Environmental impact of quarrying of building stones and ...

2020-7-14  Mining and quarrying for minor minerals impart significant economic, environmental and social impacts in and around the affected areas. The problem is severe in the small river catchments as the effective area available for assimilating negative impacts of the activity is minimal, compared to large river basins. To address these issues, an investigation has been carried out in two river basins ...

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How can we reduce the environmental impact of quarrying ...

2021-2-15  How can quarrying be made more sustainable? Providing recycled aggregates is an effective way to reduce the environmental impact of a quarry. Instead of sending leftover crushed rock and stone to landfill, quarries can collect this aggregate material and sell it on for future building and construction projects. Are stone quarries bad for the ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON RESIDENTS’ WELL-BEING

2019-11-20  ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON RESIDENTS’ WELL-BEING IN THE VICINITY OF QUARRYING ... quarry stone using public routes, resulting in dust and also noise and traffic congestion. ... As already explained, there must be a balance between the economic importance of quarrying and its impact on the environment and biodiversity. Plants represent the main ...

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Environmental impact of quarries on natural resources in ...

2011-5-17  A total of 87 per cent of studied quarries represent serious hazards to groundwater quality. In general, a total of 272 quarries have high impact, 657 quarries have moderate impact, and 349 quarries have low impact on natural ecosystems. Analyzed data revealed that around 62 per cent of the quarries are located in a highly unsuitable environment.

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Effects of quarrying activities on the environment in ...

Quarrying is an activity where stones are dug for the purpose of being used in building, making roads through cutting, digging or blasting. Quarrying is a huge supporter of local economic development: as the use of extracted material enhances trade, creating jobs for most people who depend on this for their livelihoods aside from other economic activities.

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Impact of Stone QuarryIng on SoIl QualI- ty - a caSe

2019-7-19  growth and crop yield. Stone quarrying is a labor oriented small scale industry resulting in causing negative impact on various components of the environment. The generation of fine dust particles is found depositing on the near by agricultural field. Study carried out demonstrated the negative impact of various quarrying activities resulting ...

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3. The Environmental Impacts of Aggregate

A more detailed picture of the environmental impact of aggregate mining is outlined in a 2005 legal challenge to the expansion of an existing quarry in the Niagara Escarpment. The report focuses on the following potential environmental impacts: Potential

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Contextualizing the effects of stone quarrying: insights ...

2019-9-17  Depending on the method used in stone quarrying, there will be little or a high potential negative effect on the environment as well as lives around the quarry site. As a measure to mitigate the adverse effects of quarrying, most countries are embracing rules to restrain the adverse impact of quarrying activities.

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impacts ofquarrying stone in ethiopia - bacula-konferencja.pl

2020-11-9  impacts ofquarrying stone in ethiopia. Environmental and social impacts of stone quarrying a case stone quarrying continues to play major role in this process however, the activity has caused serious environmental degradation and socioeconomic conflicts in the study area the major environmental and socioeconomic problems related to quarrying revealed during this study include, landscape ...

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